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Saturday 15 June 2024
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Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU

Introduction to Teaching and Learning @ HKU
Organized by Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC)

Date: 10th January 2024 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00am - 12:15pm
Venue: RRS321 & RRS322 (3/F Run Run Shaw Building, Main Campus, HKU)

This half-day foundation programme aims at providing new staff with a better understanding of the teaching and learning context at HKU. The participants will hear from leading senior academics in the areas of strategic importance to the University: the 4-year undergraduate curriculum reform, the common core curriculum, e-learning, English as a medium of instruction, the demography and culture of HKU students, the academic advising, and the teaching and learning supporting centre (Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre).


This programme will be offered during Semester 2, 2023-24 as follows:

Programme rundown:

Time Rundown
9:00 – 9:05 Introduction
Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC)
9:05 – 9:25 Teaching and Learning at HKU
Professor Pauline Chiu, Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)
9:25 – 9:45 TALIC’s Support System for Professional Development and Curriculum Enhancement
Professor Cecilia KY Chan, Director, TALIC
9:45 – 10:05 Unleashing Learning: Teaching in the Common Core
Professor Julian Tanner, Director, Common Core
10:05 – 10:20 E-learning Opportunities at HKU
Dr. Leon Lei, Senior E-Learning Technologist, TALIC
10:20 – 10:30 Introduction of Moodle Learning Management System for Staff
Ms. Ada Yau, Information Technology Services (ITS)
10:30 – 10:40 Advising as Teaching
Mr. Nelson Chau, Administrative Assistant, Academic Advising and Scholarships Office
10:40 – 10:55 Break
10:55 – 11:20 English as a Medium of Instruction: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Mr. Sam Cole III, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Applied English Studies
11:20 – 11:45 Understanding Your Learners – Student Profile and Challenges
Professor Samson Tse, Dean of Student Affairs, Centre of Development and Resources for Students
11:45 – 12:10 Data Speak: Course and Programme Evaluations
Dr. Maggie Zhao, Assistant Director, TALIC
12:10 – 12:15 Wrap up and Evaluation

For information on registration, please contact:
Ms. Canice Mok, TALIC
Phone: 3917 6069; Email: tsmok@hku.hk​

Programme Evaluations: